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Pat Kenny on Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021

Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021 by hibernianradio | May 24, 2021 Podcast Fox’s Pizza, Guinness, The Cork and Kerry Irish Pub and Flood Brothers Disposal present the Hibernian Radio Hour as we continue on our First Responders Tour at The Cork and Kerry Pub...

Four Important Mental Health Leadership Lessons

International Association of Fire Chiefs - IAFC ICHEIFS ARTICLE April 2021 Chief Patrick J. Kenny Leadership can be a lonely road and one where gleaning wisdom from those who have walked the leadership path can shorten your journey to being a successful leader. I have...

Leadership Lessons Learned During a Crisis

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) ICHIEFS ARTICLE By Chief Patrick J. Kenny April 2021 Leaders are accustomed to being in control. If you want to see leaders feel defeated, place them in a situation in which they feel powerless. Usually, you don’t see a...

Taking the Cape Off hits #1 on the Amazon Best Seller Lists on International Stores.

January 12, 2021 For Immediate Release Taking the Cape Off: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss hit the #1 position on the Amazon.com Best Seller List on November 21st, 2020. The book also reached the #1 position on international Amazon...

Fire Chief Pat Kenny Tribute – Western Springs Village Board

January 11, 2021Village of Western Spring Board Meeting President Alice Gallagher, Village Manager Ingrid Velkme, and Deputy Chief Mike Kelly pay tribute to Fire Chief Pat Kenny at the Western Springs Village Board meeting. Chief Kenny’s distinguished career spans...

Facebook Forum: Mayday for Mental Health with Pat Kenny

Illinois Fire Service Institute presents Patrick J. Kenny in Facebook Forum: Mayday for Mental Health, live free training. Illinois Fire Service Institute | Facebook Facebook Live Forum - Free Live Training  Mayday for Mental Health Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 1:00...

Western Springs Fire Chief retiring, deputy chief being promoted to top spot

By KIMBERLY FORNEK PIONEER PRESS |DEC 09, 2020 AT 1:12 PM Patrick Kenny, who has had a 38-year career in firefighting and has been chief of the Western Springs department for nine years, will retire in January. Village officials credit Kenny with leading the...

TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF Book Endorsement

TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF FireFighterCloseCalls.com December 3, 2020 Billy Goldfeder  There’s a new FIRE book out I want to tell you about for your Christmas and holiday gift giving: Taking the Cape Off: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Lossby...

Chief Patrick Kenny – A Father’s Perspective

Grit2.org November 2020 LESSONS LEARNED by Chief Patrick Kenny 1. Mental illness does not discriminate. Your family or children are not immune to mental illness.2. Believe your children are in pain, not just looking for attention.3. They can't "tough out" mental...

Humpday Hangout 7-29-2020 – Straight Talk

Fire Engineering Humpday Hangout 7-29-2020 - Straight Talk In this week’s Humpday Hangout, Daniel DeGryse and co-host Rob Fisher are joined by special guest Pat Kenny.
TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF Book Endorsement

TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF Book Endorsement

TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF FireFighterCloseCalls.com December 3, 2020 Billy Goldfeder  There’s a new FIRE book out I want to tell you about for your Christmas and holiday gift giving: Taking the Cape Off: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Lossby...

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Chief Patrick Kenny – A Father’s Perspective

Grit2.org November 2020 LESSONS LEARNED by Chief Patrick Kenny 1. Mental illness does not discriminate. Your family or children are not immune to mental illness.2. Believe your children are in pain, not just looking for attention.3. They can't "tough out" mental...

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Pat Kenny Keynote Speaker at the Effingham Fire Department

Pat Kenny Keynote Speaker at the Effingham Fire Department

Effingham Fire Department July 18, 2017 Chief Pat Kenny, from Western Springs, was the keynote speaker at the Effingham Fire Department last night. Chief Kenny’s very personal and direct approach to mental and physical health issues in the Fire Service was meant to...

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Video & Podcast Interviews

Firefighter Toolbox Podcast/ Internet Radio Show Episode #13

Firefighter Toolbox Podcast/ Internet Radio Show Episode #13

013 - Mayday for Firefighter Mental Health Nov 12, 2013 David J Soler Interview with Battalion Chief Patrick Kenny FirefigherToolbox.com About This Episode Chief Pat Kenny This interview deals with addressing mental health challenges in the Fire Service and the lack...

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